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Japonais Sushi Zenya

#210 of 4,628 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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486 Ste. Catherine Street West, Montreal, Quebec H3B 1A6, Canada
+1 514-904-1363
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Today
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
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Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there on Jan 14. Restaurant on the second floor of a commercial building on Ste-Catherine St. I had the exact address and even then, I walked by without seeing it. Inside, it ooks like the pictures on their website: high ceilings, low light room, quiet ambiance. Rather more fusion Japanese than traditional cuisine. Quite good. Interesting sake list.... More 

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Thank Ottawadh
Copenhagen, Denmark
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273 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful atmosphere in an unusual location - 2nd floor of an office building. It's an oasis of calm and perfect for lunch, which I enjoyed immensely. The bento box was delicious.

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Thank Mikael C
Montreal, Canada
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I do love sushi but at zenya the place itself is beautiful. Really pleasant surroundings. Nice decor. Pleasant ambiance and great food.

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Thank rf2205
Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am totally in love with Zenya, the ambiance, the freshness of the food, the presentation, the taste, it is all simply perfect. I tried so many excellent Japanese restaurant in Montreal but keep going back to Zenya. it is simply on another level.

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Thank msim38
Montreal, Canada
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154 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always good food with nice wait staff. I usually go at lunch time and they know what we order and we get good efficient service. It is on the second floor so you must know to go there. There is a sign on the door to the office building which is on St. Catherine's east of Union Street.

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Thank funpower
Mirabel, Canada
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was awesome, some of the best sushi we have eaten. Service is impeccable and server are there to give you good ideas on watch to mix and they serve everything in the right order of taste.

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Thank Benji Z
Halifax Region, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Zenya restaurant, located on the second floor of a building off St. Catherines, in my opinion has always served good food of home cooked quality. I am a regular and my dishes are usually remembered, as are the familiar faces of the staff. The sushi is made fresh and is on par with anything else I've had. I usually opt... More 

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Thank Brendan J
Quebec City, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Went on a Sunday night with my wife, place was pretty quiet so we had a great service. We decided to take the Omakase and are very glad we did. Food was exquisite and kept us wanting more! Only downside I found is that they served the white wine way too cold, we took it out of the bucket to... More 

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Thank Momoqc158
Atlanta
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner there. The sashimi specials were really good. The fish was fresh and tasted fantastic. The staff was polite and attentive. There are plenty of tables and chairs at the bar. Location. The restaurant is located between the Best Buy and the Dollar store on St. Katherine in an office entrance on the second floor... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I have been here a few times with my husband. We always get the omakase (tasting menu) and it is a lot of fun. I love receiving inventive and adventurous dishes that I would never otherwise have tried. I would recommend for people who are open to new things and like being surprised. Some highlights were the sashimi in ponzu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 486 Ste. Catherine Street West, Montreal, Quebec H3B 1A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighbourhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-904-1363

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.
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